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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
equipment. it is an issue president obama addressed in his victory speech last night. >> whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very long time, by the way, we have to fix that. >> now, a lot of people experienced those long lines and you actually experienced long lines in early voting. >> early voting was ridiculous. a minimum three hours. i went on a couple of different days trying to early vote, three, four hours at all the locations that i went to. i ended up voting yesterday and it was fine yesterday. 15 minutes at my voting location. a lot of people went early in the morning and late in the afternoon, not in the middle of the day. >> we know there have been some problems with voting machines and things like that. they are also saying we had a record amount of turnout as well. we still have plenty ahead. we are continuing to follow all of your election coverage. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> while each of us will pursue our own individual dreams, we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. o
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
, only days to go until the election. and both president obama and governor romney are criscrossing battleground states in the run up to next tuesday. the president picked up an endorsement from michael bloomberg. today on the campaign trail romney starts in wisconsin. then both the president and romney make appearances in the all important toss up state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. >>> also in our top stories this hour, the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man wanted for three pipe bomb attacks in staff ford county has ended in montana. lawrence stewart was captured yesterday following a brief pursuit with police. officers had to use spike strips to deflaet his tires. during the chase he threw a pipe bomb at the officers. he will be extradited back to virginia to face numerous charges. >> the district officer accused of shooting an unarmed suspect in the back will return to court today for a bond hearing. that suspect is now paralyzeed from the waist down. he was pulled over on september 6th on suspicion of driving a stolen motorcycle. he was cuffed
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas yesterday. we'll have a live update from new jersey coming up at 5:30. >>> frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy. sky fox flew over the area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads. this morning, officials tell fox 5 the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. >>> new this morning, crews are still on the scene of this large fire in northeast. they were called to moore street near union market late last night. melanie alnwick is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. this is still a scene here although a lot of the additional equipment has been rolled up. but firefighters are going to be here on the scene they say at least until day break. so here is what we know happened. we also have some pictures from last night to show you as well. firefighters got a call around 10:30 last night about a fire here in one of these warehouses on moore street. this is a very busy packed area with warehouses that a
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
obama ended in you're ore a colorado cheered by a crowd of 20,000 people. he made stops in florida telling supporters he will need them after the election. a first for mitt romney as he campaigned in traditionally democratic pennsylvania where polls suggest the state is relatively close. romney held events in iowa, ohio and virginia. the race is a squeaker and political analysts believe we night not have a clear winner tuesday night if it comes down to provisional ballots in ohio that, by law, don't get counted right away. right away. >> unless the president ones overwhelmingly in florida and virginia and doesn't need ohio and also wins in wisconsin and iowa and nevada and new hampshire, if if comes down to ohio, we won't have a winner and we won't even have the votes as you said counted until 10 days from election day. >> reporter: the latest poll numbers out show president obama and mitt romney in a dead heat. a new abc news "washington post" poll has both candidates tied at 48%. obama takes the lead by one point in and nbc news "wall street journal" poll getting the support of 4
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
understand people's concerns. thank you. >>> president obama back in washington after celebrating his re-election in chicago. the president has a number of pressing issues on his plate too. the white house and congress are promising cooperation before crippling tax hikes and budget cuts automatically kick in on all americans in the new year. the president is also expected to have to appoint a new secretary of state and treasury secretary. >>> in virginia, election officials are considering changes now after long lines forced some to wait for hours to cast their ballot. the commonwealth is now considering switching from the touch screen machines to optical scans. in maryland, turnout was less than in 2004 and 2008 but there were still a lot of complaint about long lines and registration issues. election officials are now investigating those voting problems. a lot of people experience those lines. >> lots of long lines especially with early voting. >> i saw lines at the polling place where i went the day of election day. a long line of people just for issues and problems they were having.
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
the next four years in the white house. >> recent polls show president obama and mitt romney in a virtual tie. voting starts in our area in less than an hour. it goes from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in virginia. polls will open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in both maryland and d.c. now, mitt romney will vote in his home state of massachusetts at around 8:35 this morning and will travel to cleveland and pittsburgh for some rallies and wrap things up in new hampshire. running meat paul ryan votes in new hampshire and will make stops in cleveland and richmond, virginia. >>> president obama now in his home city of chicago. he will do a number of interviews throughout the day and plans to play a little pick- up basketball game in the afternoon. vice president joe biden is voting in his home state and will travel to chicago to watch the elects with the president. >>> in addition to the race for the white house, several other key issues will be on the virginia's ballot. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live in fairfax county way preview right now. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yes, 13 ele
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
are in major debt owing more than $2 million on a building they used to season. >>> president obama useed a stern tone when he addressed the benghazi attack touring his first news conference since husband re-election. he defended susan rice for her comments on the attack and blasted her critic. melanie alnwick is live with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today, the house and senate intelligence committees hold their long-awaited hearings on the controversy surrounding the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. they are hoping to finally sort out what happened, why there wasn't enough security, who knew about the terrorist ties and whether they knew about that. president obama took on some of those controversies in a wide- ranging press conference yesterday. republicans have been furious about what they see as a changing time line from the white house. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were coiled trying to defend the post in that ambush. they say u.s. ambassador susan rice gave inaccurate information during her appearances on five sunday tal
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> in the scandal surrounding former cia chief david petraeus, president obama is backing the top commander in afghanistan. general john allen is denying he had any kind of sexual relationship with jill kelley. she is the tampa socialite who triggered the investigation by reporting threatening edmonton mails from paula broadwell. broadwell appear driver's license was found in rock creek park by a jogger. park police alerted the fbi and will hold it for 90 days unless broadwell claims it. aims it. >> i would say two things. one, it is up to congress to make decisions about who is called to testify but the president is confident that acting director morel is fully formed and capable of representing the cia in a hearing about the incidents in benghazi. >> the senate intelligence commit i don't will hold a closed door hearing today looking into the petraeus scandal and the libya consulate attack. >>> a chaotic scene on a mass transit bus not far from our area, coming up next. >> this fight wasn't between two passengers. it was passenger versus bus driver. details of what set this off as we chec
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
:30. >>> president barack obama honoring the nation's veterans at a solemn ceremony at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery. he says no ceremony or par he had is enough to truly honor the service of our country's men and women in uniform. on the anniversary of the vietnam war, there was a special ceremony at the vietnam war memorial. it is also marking the anniversary of the memorial. >>> over at the most eastent addition to the national mall, a ceremony honoring the aging world war ii vets. there are a couple of more events around our region today. officially, veterans day was yesterday but it is being observed today so no post office and government workers have the day off. >>> a slippery situation at one airport. a plane flies right off the runway. >>> a tragedy at a home for seniors. a menu of wild mushrooms that proved to be deadly. stay with us. we'll be right back.  >>> a man accused of being the east coast rapist reportedly admits to raping several women. aaron thomas spoke to a reporter for the "washington post" from a cell where he is awaiting trial. he t
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
are blasting the obama administration for sending mixed signals on the cause of the tax. >> what is clear is that this administration including the president himself has intentionally misinformed, read that lied, to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. >> the former cia chief testifies at two hearings behind closed doors today. >>> a developing war in the holy lapped. israel is moving troops to the border with gaza after the government approved the call-up of 30,000 reservists. hamas has fired 500 rockets into israel killing three since wednesday and more air raids are going off as another 85 were fired this morning. israel responded with 150 air strikes since yesterday killing 15. it follows air raids in the capital for the first time in 20 years. a long-range rocket from iran landed just off the coast from tel aviv yesterday. >>> a horrific scene in west texas after i afreight train slammed into a flatbed truck full of -- after a freight train slammed into a flatbed truck full of wounded warriors. investigators from the national transportation safety board are in midlan
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
by the end of the year. today, president obama will make his first remark on the crisis since his re-election. sherry ly is live on capitol hill with the details. >> reporter: well, wisdom, it was the inability of congress to come to some sort of agreement on this that put us in this position. now, the nation faces recession unless lawmakers can find some sort of agreement. today n an address from the white house, the president will up the pressure on congress. without a deal to avert the so- called fiscal cliff, automatic tax increase and government spending cuts across the board would go into effect in january. the cuts would likely hit the d.c. region hardest given the large federal work force and a local economy largely built around the federal government. democrats want to let bush era tax breaks for the wealthiest americans expire while republicans prefer raising money through tax reform. leaders of both parties say they want to work together but as the president prepares to address the issue today, there is little time left. >> people making a
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